Elsevier, The Lancet Public Health, Volume 6, February 2021
Associations between pre-pregnancy psychosocial risk factors and infant outcomes: a population-based cohort study in England
Background: Existing studies evaluating the association between maternal risk factors and specific infant outcomes such as birthweight, injury admissions, and mortality have mostly focused on single r
COVID-19, Obesity, and Structural Racism: Understanding the Past and Identifying Solutions for the Future
Cell Metabolism, Volume 33, 2 February 2021
This study supports SDG 3 and 10 by reporting that Māori and Pacific people with type 2 diabetes have consistently poorer health outcomes than European patients, indicating the need for specific policies and interventions to better manage type 2 diabetes in these subpopulations.
A water-function-based framework for understanding and governing water resilience in the Anthropocene
One Earth, Volume 4, 19 February 2021
A framework for understanding water's many functions for supporting, regulating, and stabilizing hydro-climatic, hydro-ecological, and hydro-social systems.
One Earth, Volume 4, 19 February 2021
This article examines how improved water security affects the success of other SDGs, when all the goals are examined simultaneously.
The Lancet Global Health, Volume 9, Issue 4, April 2021, Pages e489–e551
This Lancet Global Health Commission advances addresses SDG 3 directly, and SDGs 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 and 10 indirectly, by comprehensively demonstrating how improving eye health by treating and preventing vision impairment and vision loss can not only advance SDG 3—improving health and wellbeing for all—but also contribute to poverty reduction, zero hunger, quality education, gender equality, and decent work and economic growth. The findings of this report frame eye health as a development issue and highlight that, with a growing ageing population globally, urgent and concerted action is needed to meet unmet eye health needs globally, including incorporating equitable eye care into countries’ universal health coverage plans.
Elsevier, The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Volume 6, February 2021
Estimating the proportion of people with chronic hepatitis B virus infection eligible for hepatitis B antiviral treatment worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: In 2016, of the estimated 257 million people living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection worldwide, only a small proportion was diagnosed and treated.
Elsevier, Antiviral Research, Volume 186, February 2021
HBV evolution and genetic variability: Impact on prevention, treatment and development of antivirals
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) poses a major global health burden with 260 million people being chronically infected and 890,000 dying annually from complications in the course of the infection.
Building and Environment will host a series of free webinars on COVID-19 Control. The second webinar of the series will feature 2 presentations from experts in the field on the following topics: COVID-19 and indoor and outdoor sports, presented by Bert Blocken, Professor of Civil Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands & KU Leuven, Belgium. Efficient reduction of airborne transmission by advanced ventilation, presented by Arsen K. Melikov, Professor of Ventilation and Air Distribution, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.
The need to adopt planetary health approach in understanding the potential influence of climate change and biodiversity loss on zoonotic diseases outbreaks
Public Health in Practice, Volume 2, 2021,100095,
A call for research into how planetary health, specifically public health, is linked to climate change and how humans are changing the planet. Climate change and biodiversity loss are impacting human immunity and disease outbreaks